Captivity

What's happening with tigers in captivity, between 30,000 and 40,000 and counting. Whether it is a breeding program in zoos, tiger farming, trophy hunting or canned hunting.

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Two Amur tigers and a Sumatran tiger test positive for COVID-19 at Smithsonian’s national zoo

The Smithsonian national zoo reported six African lions, two Amur tigers and a Sumatran tiger tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. The zoo says animal keepers noticed a decrease in appetite, sneezing, lethargy and coughing in several lions and tigers last week. It tested fecal samples, which showed presumptive positive test results. It’s been noted that the final results will

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